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... br> truck came past to get the skip around 7am. Thankfully nothing much
was planned today apart from a late check out and a little driving so
I could nap on and off today if needed.
From there we headed into New Mexico,
cutting through on our way to Colorado. We had a look to see what you
could do in South East New Mexico and found a couple of things. First
we stopped in Clayton which is about half ...
... toward the Raton Range (an offshoot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains), and we were treated to a spectacular sunset which we could see occurring between the tops of the mountains and the storm clouds hanging over them, which had the effect of making the mountains look like they were on fire. The landscape where we were driving was a kind of rolling prairie featuring herds of cows and long, long trains, just sitting on tracks in the ...
... in Amarillo in ten years.
Yesterday, Sunday, we went to the Palo Dura Canyon State Park. While the surrounding area is completely flat, the canyon turned out to be the second-largest canyon in the U.S. - second only to...you guess. We spent an enjoyable afternoon there, driving around the roads that were constructed by the Civil Conservation Corps (CCC) back in the 1930's as a public works project to give the ...
... the road is just above the river. After crossing a bridge over the Rio Grande the road changes to Highway 567. It then climbs up and out of the canyon. I then took Highway 115 north to Highway 64.
I took Highway 64 west to the town of Tres Piedras, NM. From there I headed north on Highway 285 to Antonito, CO. This route is on the plateau above the canyon. It's interesting but not as ...
... as it was William Bent, the younger brother, who mostly lived there and ran the fort. Eventually, after the death of his brother, Charles, who was murdered in an uprising just two months after being named governor of New Mexico, and after the deaths of two of his Cheyenne wives (a third one still living), William dissolved the partnership with St. Vrain, and inherited the fort entirely. The U.S. government offered to buy the ...
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